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Fakenham and Wells Crime

Fri, 08:47

These are the 15 criminals Norfolk Constabulary is currently appealing for help to hunt in the county with crimes ranging from sex offences to assault.

To mark the start of a national campaign Norfolk police are urging victims of stalking to seek help.

Lorne Green

The commissioner for Norfolk Police has accused county councillors of “scaremongering” over plans to explore bringing Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service under his control.

Cliff Jordan

A pub brawl, domestic violence and a suspected drink driver crashing into a tree.

The former manager of a London stripping troupe has been jailed for tax evasion and benefit fraud after she was found living a secret life on the Norfolk coast.

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Police have seized more than 400 cannabis plants from a small Norfolk village.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary at a property in Wells.

On March 23 Matthew Xavier was jailed for 12 years for a brutal attack on two drug addicts that owed him just £200. Reporter STEVE SHAW looks at how this conviction marks the final chapter in a two year operation that brought down one of the biggest drug gangs in mid NorfolK...

On March 23 Matthew Xavier was jailed for 12 years for a brutal attack on two drug addicts that owed him just £200. Reporter STEVE SHAW looks at how this conviction marks the final chapter in a two year operation that brought down one of the biggest drug gangs in mid NorfolK...

Inappropriate calls to the police’s 101 non-emergency number are contributing to delays in the service.

Simon Bailey

A budget deficit of £1.6m at Norfolk Police will be slashed after the Home Office awarded the force a share of £800,000 special grant funding for the search for missing airman Corrie McKeague.

Simon Bailey

This week 91 PCSOs and 10 staff will leave Norfolk Police, at an estimated redundancy cost of more than £2m.

Simon Bailey

A police officer was assaulted in a struggle to restrain a man suspected of criminal damage in a Norfolk town.

A motorist has been caught driving at more than 100mph on the A47 - and did not have a full driving licence.

Eighteen burglaries have been reported in North Norfolk and Broadland in the last two months.

An emergency response to a fire at a Fakenham chip shop became the scene of a dramatic police pursuit when a driver failed to stop at a road block.

Norfolk Police

Police are urging the public to be vigilant as criminals have begun targeting rural churches, taking items including gravestones and statues.

St Mary's Church

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a community-run nature reserve in Sculthorpe.

A blue bike stand and three ladders have been stolen from a garden in a mid-Norfolk market town.

A community run nature reserve have spoken off their “heartbreak” after their site was criminally vandalised.

A man from Swanton Morley has been given a six month prison sentence, suspended for a year, for downloading indecent images of children.

Norwich Crown Court

The NSPCC has condemned a Norfolk man who was sentenced to 16 years in jail at his retrial yesterday.

Norwich Crown Court

A rape victim’s four-year wait for justice is finally over with her attacker starting a 16-year jail sentence today.

Fakenham

A man has denied pointing a loaded semi-automatic pistol at his ex-girlfriend and her mother when they came to collect belongings from his grandfather’s house in East Tuddenham, a court has heard.

Norwich Crown Court

A man from Mattishall was arrested in Dereham last night following a police appeal.

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Norfolk police are appealing for help in tracing a man wanted in the Dereham area.

Norfolk police

Police in Norfolk and Suffolk will be targeting drivers and passengers who do not belt-up during a week-long enforcement campaign.

If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? Norfolk Constabulary!

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Norfolk residents are being urged to be vigilant following a number of reports of suspected cold callers operating in the north Norfolk area.

An elderly, disabled woman has been vindicated after her troublesome neighbour was fined for breaching his noise-abatement notice.

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